Unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.@Luke 2:11
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J. Lincoln Hall (1866-1930)

J. Lincoln Hall, The Service of Praise (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack, 1900), number 154 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Beautiful Christmas, welcome thy coming,
Day filled with pleasure and cheer;
Jewel the fairest, gem of the rarest
Crowning the golden year.

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Welcome the day to our hearts ever dear,
Day of rejoicing now is here;
Hail, happy morning, welcome thy dawning,
Jesus is born the Savior in Bethlehem.

Beautiful Christmas, bright day of gladness,
Gladly thy praises we sing;
Hail happy morning, welcome thy dawning,
Peace and good will to bring.

Refrain

Beautiful Christmas, time of rejoicing,
Day when our hearts are aglow;
Richest of treasure, giv’n without measure,
Freely dost thou bestow.

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